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‘American Moor’ on September 30, 2015 in the Bart Luedeke Center, Rider University

Actor and playwright Keith Hamilton Cobb explores race in America through Shakespeare’s ‘Othello in his production “American Moor,” on Wednesday, September 30 at Rider University.  The play is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Campus Life…

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Racial stereotypes, described by 12-year-olds

“Nothing is so powerful as having a friend of a different ethnic background.”

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America’s ‘Postracial’ Fantasy

Anna Holmes draws on her experience growing up biracial in America to discuss self-identification and other people’s perceptions.  For a fictionalized take on the subject, read Mat Johnson‘s Loving Day.   How do you identify people you see?  Try PBS’ “Sorting…

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Race Still Divides New Jerseyans Over Issues of Criminal Justice

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind finds that race is a determining factor in attitudes toward the police and other institutions, including prosecutors and the availability of competent legal assistance for New Jersey residents. Three quarters of whites (75%) trust police to…

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Racial Microaggressions @ University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Domestic students of color attending the University of Illinois during 2011- 2012 were surveyed about their experiences of microaggressions on campus.  Of the 4800 who participated,”[t]hirty-nine percent (39%) of the students of color who responded to the survey reported feeling…

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